Alabama Football News

Three keys for Alabama to defeat Miami in season opener

It is the eve of Alabama football season.

Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide will open its campaign on Saturday versus Miami.

RELATED: Nick Saban feels ‘confident’ about Alabama’s offensive line against Miami

Saban is looking for his 11th victory in a marquee opening matchup and his seventh win over an ACC school. Both teams are ranked in the top-15, and there is excitement brewing in South Florida about the Hurricanes potentially pulling an upset.

Alabama lost players to the National Football League, but it has talented guys on its roster.

Bryce Young will make his first start at quarterback, and the Tide will have new starters at running back, wide receiver, and on the offensive line. Defensively, it returns veterans across the board. The depth that Alabama has on defense will frustrate teams, starting with the Hurricanes. Before the game kicks off, yours truly of Touchdown Alabama Magazine broke down the three keys for Alabama to defeat Miami via In My Own Words.

3 keys for Alabama to defeat Miami

1. Bryce Young must settle in and play his game.

2. Capitalize on chances to make explosive plays.

3. Alabama’s defense: It must send a message to college football that it’s elite.

Be sure to subscribe to TDA on YouTube for all the latest coverage on the Tide.

*Get the BEST Alabama football insider information, message board access, and recruiting coverage today! SIGN UP HERE to unlock our subscriber-only content!*

Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “watch” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.

Facebook Comments

To Top